On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.
An alert had been put out for Robert Richard, who was described as an “endangered missing child with autism.”
As the mystery continued in the search for Avonte Oquendo Wednesday night, police in Yonkers reported that another autistic teen was also missing.
An investigation was under way Saturday morning after an out-of-control sport-utility vehicle hit several people at a street fair in Yonkers, leaving a 15-year-old girl dead and four others injured.
According to witnesses, a black Jeep backed out of a parking spot at a very high speed and hit several cars. Once in drive the Jeep hit several more parked cars and then plowed into a group of people.
Two people were in police custody Saturday morning in connection with a shooting that wounded a 3-year-old girl in Yonkers.
The gunshot struck a 3-year-old girl in the arm. She was taken to Jacobi Trauma Center in the Bronx with non life threatening injuries, according to investigators.
Police responded to a home at Rugby Road and Westwood Roads, where a man apparently barricaded himself inside.
Thousands of Tri-State area residents lined up at Yonkers Raceway Tuesday in hopes of hearing three famous words: Come on down.
A crash caused major delays Tuesday afternoon on the southbound Bronx River Parkway in Westchester County.
That amount of heroin has an estimated street value of $750,000, according to police.
A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.
Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski, 49, has been charged with criminal impersonation for an incident on the Sprain Brook Parkway in May.
Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski was accused last month of flashing a fake badge at a fellow motorist in Mamaroneck. On Wednesday, police in White Plains accused him of doing the same thing there in May.
A grandmother had been missing for nearly two days Monday night, after disappearing from her home in Yonkers.